RunTOBeer to mark Canada Day with 70 km rally

For the second year in a row, Toronto’s popular beer-and-running club will celebrate Canada’s birthday by running from Toronto to Hamilton. The rally (or solo run, if you’re so inclined) starts at Ontario Place and finishes at Merit Brewing. All […]

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Real ale rambles on

We are lucky to have Cask Days on the Ontario beer calendar. It pretty famously is the largest cask ale festival outside of the United Kingdom. But here, on the other side of year from when it happens, I think […]

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Wild Things Festival returns for year two

It’s great to see that the Wild Things Festival is making a return for a second year. That means another opportunity to try some of the funkiest beers and ciders from around Ontario, plus natural wines from all over the […]

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All-Canadian Brew for Terroir Symposium

By Jordan Duff Beau’s All Natural Brewing and Great Lakes Brewing are two veteran breweries that have been at the forefront of Ontario’s beer resurgence. Fittingly, they are co-brewing the feature beer for the Terroir Symposium to demonstrate to the […]

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A purely Canadian take on the beer mile

By Jordan Duff Beer and running. While at first blush, these two popular pastimes seem like polar opposites, they can pair nicely. Consider events like The Canada Beer Run, where participants run through the host city, stopping at breweries along […]

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Beer festivals: What are they good for?

Barrels served dual duty as decoration and also home from some of Indie's great beer.

A few days before Christmas I found myself at the annual Indie Alehouse Stout Night. It’s hazardous and flawed to think a particular beer style belongs exclusively to a certain season — that goes especially for stout where many low-ABV […]

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Three winter beer events in Toronto

As the weather gets colder the temptation to stay in with a snifter of barleywine sets in. That’s fair, but we also love a good winter-season beer event. Here are three good ones coming up in Toronto. Great Lakes Christmas […]

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A Wonderland of craft beer

I’m not a rollercoaster guy. Or, at least, that’s what I thought before this year. In 2018, I’ve been to Canada’s Wonderland twice already and have taken big strides towards loving the stomach-turning drops. Luckily, I had a bit of […]

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